Angor language

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RegionPapua New Guinea: Sandaun Province, Amanab Rural LLG, 11 villages
Native speakers
(1,300 cited 1990 census)[1]
  • Angor
Language codes
ISO 639-3agg
Coordinates: 3°40′53″S 141°12′27″E / 3.681265°S 141.20755°E / -3.681265; 141.20755 (Senagi)
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Angor (Anggor) AKA Senagi is a Senagi language of northern Papua New Guinea. It is spoken in 11 villages of Amanab Rural LLG, Sandaun Province, including Senagi village (3°40′53″S 141°12′27″E / 3.681265°S 141.20755°E / -3.681265; 141.20755 (Senagi)) of Bibriari ward.[3][4]


Dialects are Wai (Central Anggor) and Samanai (Southern Anggor).[5]

Loving and Bass (1964) list these Anggor dialects and their villages:[6]


Angor has 18 consonants, which are:[7]

p t k
b d ɡ
ᵐb ⁿd ᵑɡ
ɸ s x
m n ŋ
w j

Angor has 7 vowels, which are:[7]

i ɨ u
e ə o


  1. ^ Angor at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Angor". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2019). "Papua New Guinea languages". Ethnologue: Languages of the World (22nd ed.). Dallas: SIL International.
  4. ^ United Nations in Papua New Guinea (2018). "Papua New Guinea Village Coordinates Lookup". Humanitarian Data Exchange. 1.31.9.
  5. ^ Steer, Martin (2005). Languages of the Upper Sepik and Central New Guinea (PDF). Canberra: Australian National University.
  6. ^ Loving, Richard and Jack Bass. 1964. Languages of the Amanab Sub-District. Port Moresby: Department of Information and Extension Services.
  7. ^ a b Foley, William A. (2018). "The Languages of the Sepik-Ramu Basin and Environs". In Palmer, Bill (ed.). The Languages and Linguistics of the New Guinea Area: A Comprehensive Guide. The World of Linguistics. 4. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton. pp. 197–432. ISBN 978-3-11-028642-7.

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